Rice, Yalad nigh

Pomegranate Rice انار پلو

Pomegranate rice انار پلو is one of the ceremonial meals for an especial night in Iranian calendar which is called Yalda night شب یلدا. Yalda ( on December 21) is one of traditional events in Iran which marks as longest and darkest night of the year. In other countries like: Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan are… Continue reading Pomegranate Rice انار پلو

Yalad nigh

Yalda Night / Shab-e Chelleh شب چله – شب یلدا

Iranians have celebrated last night of the Autumn for thousands of years. Yalda night (20/21th of December) which is called Shab-e Yalda شب یلدا or Shab-e Chelleh شب چله =night of forty, is the night of Winter Solstice and is one of traditional festivals in Iran which marks as longest and darkest night of the… Continue reading Yalda Night / Shab-e Chelleh شب چله – شب یلدا

Salad/pickles/ jams

Arugula Salad سالاد راکت

This salad is seriously tasty, refreshing, with nice mild sweet taste and what else . It would be a good choice for Yalda night ( longest night of the year)   Ingredients 100g rocket leaves 3 walnuts, unshelled and chopped 5 Persian dates, pitted and chopped 1 large pomegranate, deseeded Slices of Parmesan cheese or… Continue reading Arugula Salad سالاد راکت